One of the St. Louis Cardinals' goals coming into the offseason was to add a closer. So far, they still haven't done that. They added Luke Gregerson, who does have some closing experience and could potentially fill that role but the back end of the bullpen is still a mess.
Early Wednesday afternoon I was notified that the St. Louis Cardinals had acquired right-handed reliever Juan Nicasio from the Phillies in exchange for minor league infielder Eliezer Alvarez. "Why now?", was my first reaction. On the surface the reason for the trade is pretty obvious. This move helps a bullpen